Here is last week’s caption pic winner. This week’s caption pic is at the bottom of the page.
Thanks to everyone for participating! The winner is ….
“Bizzaro not like being supermodel”
Thanks to Miz Liz for this week’s winning caption!
Weekend Birthdays! Darren Criss (above) is 29, Cristiano Ronaldo is 31, Laura Linney is 52, Jennifer Jason Leigh is 54, Barbara Hershey is 68, Kathy Najimy is 59, Rick Astley is 50, and Chris Rock is 51.
A pictorial history of the Darren Criss orgasm face.
Amber Riley will star in London production of Dreamgirls.
Madonna performs “Take A Bow” in concert for the first time.
United Nations launches postage stamps honoring LGBT equality.
IN OTHER NEWS
Your move, Batman.
Ben Vereen has joined the cast of Rocky Horror Picture Show as Dr. Everett Scott. This is going to be an eclectic cast.
“The Supreme Court only needs to add two more Antonin Scalias to allow laws favoring Christianity as a state religion to get through on a 5-4 vote. No more marriage equality. No more right to privacy for LGBT people, either. But say hello to laws banning consensual relations between same sex adults returning, as long as he finds a couple willing to ignore stare decisis. Which shouldn’t be too hard, given he has surrounded himself with people who believe God’s law trumps everything.”
Will a week go by this year when we don’t have to say goodbye to another music icon? This time it’s Earth, Wind And Fire founder Maurice White, who’s passed away at age 74 after battling Parkinson’s Disease for over 25 years. He will be missed.
Adam performs Down Under. I’m digging the cool skull motif.
Here’s the Friday Puzzler! “Sticker Shock”
And here’s The Weekly ShoutOUT™. Each week we’re going to focus on one out athlete/performer and feature a daily pic and career timeline. We’ll be showcasing the big names, but also the lesser-known gay and bisexual celebs who deserve more recognition. This week we give a ShoutOUT™ to … Colman Domingo.
Closing out our week with Colman, the multi-talented performer starred on the first season of Fear The Walking Dead as the smart, sophisticated, and very mysterious recurring character Victor Strand, and he’s been upped to series regular for the show’s second season, debuting this August.
Three years ago I presented my personal favorite Briefs list, The 100 Greatest Lost Hits of The 80’s, and because if there’s one thing Hollywood has taught us, it’s that sequels and reboots and remakes are ALWAYS better then the original, we’re going to the well again with The 100 Greatest Lost Hits of The 80’s Part 2: The Even More Forgotten
We’ll be spotlighting 100 more of the greatest minor hits of the decade, the songs you don’t hear on any 80’s nostalgia show. Songs that missed the top ten, or top twenty … or top forty. Hopefully these forgotten gems may ring a long dormant bell, or for younger readers, provide a pop music history lesson.
At #12 is “Time And Tide” by Basia
Earlier on the list we heard Basia’s “New Day For You,” and here we have her gorgeous debut, the exquisite “Time And Tide,” which heralded her unique voice and style. It reached #26 in October 1988.
BONUS! Here’s Basia’s final chart entry, 1990’s “Cruising For Bruising,” which peaked at #29.
Congrats to nobody! No one guessed that yesterday’s Pixuzzle™ © ® was Game Of Thrones.
Here’s today’s Pixuzzle™ © ®. Here is a scene from a FAMOUS TV SHOW. Can you name it?
Here’s your caption pic for this week. Drop your caption ideas in the comments (And please remember to keep the captions PG-13!)
Today’s Briefs are brought to you by … Furry Friday Guy Walter Savage